We spoke to Gurnaik Johal about his new short story collection We Move and his experience as a student at The University of Manchester
Does People Person live up to Candice Carty-Williams’ debut bestseller Queenie?
Are Penguin clothbound classics perpetuating a boring white canon?
The Handmaid’s Tale and The Testaments detail a new America: Gilead. Though rooted in fantasy, Gilead reflects the disasters of today
Bella Mackie’s debut fiction novel How to Kill Your Family is let down by its lack of subtlety and its caricatured characters
Does Hanya Yanagihara’s To Paradise live up to the success of her much loved previous novel A Little Life?
Hanya Yanagihara came to Manchester, a dream come true for fans of A Little Life and To Paradise
Whether this is your first time hearing the term asexuality or you identify as asexual, Ace by Angela Chen is essential reading
What links a viral story about German tax on period products and an exploding gift?
Blind date with a book: a marketing ploy or a way to branch out of your reading comfort zone? And can you guess Blackwell’s mystery book from a sentence?
With Mother’s Day nearly upon us, Audre Lorde’s essay discussing her experience of lesbian parenthood from her collection ‘Sister Outsider’ is the perfect text to reflect on non-conventional parent dynamics
The UoM Feminist Collective have brought back their Lit Club, online and accessible to all. Find out what they’ve got coming up!
Ava Innes explores Literary Friction, a podcast perfect for those who need a break from books, but not the ideas behind them
In light of the release of To Paradise, we take a look at Hanya Yanagihara’s previous bestseller A Little Life to see why it is still shaking its readers to their core
Can content warnings ruin a book’s storyline? Hannah Wellock reviews BookTok sensation and New York Times Best Seller It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover and discusses its lack of a content warning
By delving into the world of Evelyn Hugo and her seven husbands, we look at whether Taylor Jenkins Reid’s book is worth the hype surrounding it on TikTok